PET TALK WITH THE TURNER VET: Holiday tips to keep pets safe

By Rhonda Baillargeon, LVT As the holidays approach, many families make plans to celebrate with their furry family members. While these celebrations are fun and…

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Lewiston Regional Technical Center students work on the opening shot in their video tour of the Lewiston High School campus. (Submitted photo)

LRTC students create video tour for visitors to Lewiston

LEWISTON — Multimedia students at Lewiston Regional Technical Center have put together a video tour of the various places to visit in the area of…

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Waterville gets grant to improve downtown streets

WATERVILLE — U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree announced that the city of Waterville will receive a Department of Transportation BUILD grant for $7,371,200 to make improvements…

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Maine News Events Calendar Dec. 11

The MAINE NEWS CALENDAR of Events is updated and published online daily. The “calendar week” begins on Saturday and submissions for the digital calendar should…

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AARP Maine seeks TaxAide volunteers

AUGUSTA — AARP Maine is looking for TaxAide volunteers who prepare and electronically file federal and state income tax returns for low to moderate income…

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Winthrop Middle School First Trimester Honor Roll announced

WINTHROP — Winthrop Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first trimester of the 2018-19 school year. Students named to the honor roll…

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Linda and Stephen Fotter at the Dec. 1 Warming Up for Christmas performance at the Performing Arts Center in Fairfield. (Mark Huard/Central Maine Photography photo)

Fotters leave a legacy with Warming Up for Christmas

By Mark Huard FAIRFIELD — This year’s Warming Up for Christmas event on Dec. 1 marked the end of a 17-year career for organizer Stephen…

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FEATURED COLUMN by John McDonald: Christmas past

By John McDonald The other day I was out in the barn looking over some abandoned gifts from Christmases past, and I began to wonder…

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Skowhegan High hoop teams tune up in preseason action

SKOWHEGAN — The Skowhegan boys and girls basketball teams participated in several pre-season matchups before the official start of the 2018-2019.

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Central Maine Family Christmas Dinner set for this year

WATERVILLE — The 12th annual Central Maine Family Christmas Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christmas day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, at…

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